Benefits for Part-Time Regular Employees (Scheduled for less than 30 hours per week)
Flexible Time Off (FTO)
Flexible Time Off is accrued according to the following schedule:
Pro-rated on part-time hours based on:
Hire date to five year anniversary - 24 working days per year
Fifth anniversary to ten year anniversary - 27 working days per year
Tenth anniversary to fifteen year anniversary - 30 working days per year
Fifteenth anniversary and thereafter - 33 working days per year
The County will observe the following eleven and a half (11 1/2) paid holidays. When a holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be considered the holiday for employees whose normal work schedule is Monday through Friday. Similarly, when a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be considered the holiday.
Regular Part-Time Employees are compensated on a pro-rated basis.
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
Third Monday in January
Third Monday in February
Accrued on April 1 (this day must be used by 12/31 of every calendar year)
Last Monday in May
First Monday in September
Fourth Thursday in November
Friday After Thanksgiving
Friday after the fourth Thursday in November
Christmas Eve (half-day when falls on Mon-Thurs)
December 24. When December 24 falls on a week day other than Friday, an employee is granted a paid half-shift (up to four hours) of holiday pay.
Christmas Day (observed)
Completion of Probation – Upon the satisfactory completion of the probation period (usually 6 to 12 months), regular employees may be eligible for a salary increase of up to 5% of their base salary. Eligibility for this probationary increase is based on satisfactory job performance and will not exceed the midpoint of the appropriate salary range for newly hired employees, and will not exceed the appropriate maximum for promoted employees.
Performance Based Range Movements – Employees who have passed probation are evaluated annually on their performance levels. Performance reviews occur during the fall season and approved increases, if any, are effective at some point the following calendar year.
General Increases – The Employee Relations Department reviews the County’s compensation plan at least annually, and whenever conditions require, they recommend changes to the County Board for review and approval.
Exceptional Service Pay – To recognize an employee’s outstanding contributions, additional pay may be granted for exceptional service, up to $1,000 during employment with Anoka County.
Extended Medical Benefit (EMB)
An income protection insurance to be used after the first five consecutive, work days of an absence for the employee’s own illness or injury or an immediate family member’s illness or injury. Accrued at 8 working days per year prorated for part-time hours.
Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
Anoka County contributes 7.5% of total salary; Employee contributes 6.5% of total salary; vested after 5 years of service.
(Police & Fire: Employer (part-time & full-time) contributes 16.2%; Employee contributes 10.8% vested 50% after 5 years of service and 10% each year thereafter until 100% vested at year 10. New Enrollees June 30, 2014, or later are vested at 50 percent after 10 years of public service, and become fully vested after 20 years of service.)
(Detention and Correctional Employees: Employer contributes 8.75%; Employee contributes 5.83%; vested 50% after 5 years of service and 10% each year thereafter until 100% vested at year 10.)
Deferred Compensation Plan (Section 457)
Optional programs offered by MN State Deferred Compensation Plan (MNDCP), Nationwide and VALIC allows employees to set aside up to $18,500 to accumulate on a tax-deferred basis or post-tax 457 Roth basis. Employees age 50 and over can defer up to $24,500.
Flexible Benefit Plan
Pre-Tax Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Employee may annually designate a salary reduction amount (up to $5,000 for dependent care) into the account on a pre-tax basis, to be reimbursed for dependent care expenses incurred while you are working with the County.
Pre-Tax Parking - Non-Union employees who pay for a parking spot in the Government Center ramp or lot through payroll deduction can have the payment taken out before taxes (Federal, State and FICA) and PERA.
Employee Assistance Program
Free access to independent, confidential and professional assessment and short-term counseling services available to employee and family members.
After 12 full consecutive months of employment, Adoption Assistance reimbursement of up to $1,500 not to exceed to the actual cost of the qualifying expenses of the adoption, plus any required Social Security and Medicare contributions.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (Federal Direct Loan)
Anoka County qualifies as a “public service organization” to help you qualify for this partial student loan forgiveness program. For more information, go to www.StudentAid.gov/publicservice
Government Center Parking Options
Reserved, Covered Ramp Parking: $27.50 / month
Non-Reserved, Non-Covered Lot Parking (flat lot to the north): $19.50 / month